Mick Schumacher

Name: Mick Schumacher
Born: March 22nd 1999
Nationality: German
Team: Prema Racing
Car Number: 20

Schumacher started his career in 2008 under the name Mick Betsch which was his mother’s maiden name in order to avoid the attention from his father. He drove in the KF3 class of the ADAC Kart Masters where he finished 9th in 2011 and 7th in 2012. Mick also competed in the Euro Wintercup of the KF3 class, placing third in both 2011 and 2012 and the KF3 Rating DMV Kart Championship, where he placed third in 2012. Moving into 2013, he placed 3rd in the German Junior Kart Championship and the CIK-FIA Super Cup KF Juniors. Then, into 2014, Schumacher moved to the name Mick Junior and started to race in International and National Junior Championships where he ended his season in 2nd in the German Junior Kart Championships.

Throughout the end of 2014, he completed test drives for Jenzer Motorsport in a Formula 4 racing car. Entering 2015, Mick started racing with Van Amersfoort Racing in the ADAC Formula 4. When he started his formula classes, he started to use the Schumacher name. In 2016, Mick continued to race in ADAC Formula 4 however, he made the move to Prema Powerteam. In the same year, he entered the Italian F4 Championship where he finished as a runner-up in both championships.

Schumacher made his first appearance in Formula 3 machinery by taking part in the MRF Challenge in India in November 2016. Further on, he competed in the upper Formula 2000 class where he finished in 3rd after collecting four wins, nine podiums and two pole positions. Heading into 2017, Mick joined FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Prema Powerhouse where he finished his debut season in 12th place. Although he was the lowest finisher of all four Prema drivers, he managed to place as the third best rookie.

He continued his partnership with Prema for the 2018 Championship where he started slow, sitting at 10th place and 67 points behind the leader Dan Ticktum before taking his first win at Spa-Francorchamps. From that moment on, he dominated the field, managing to pass Ticktum to win his first championship, 57 points clear. He took eight wins, fourteen podiums, seven pole position and four fastest laps.

FIA Formula 2
For his 2019 season, Schumacher moved up to Formula 2 with his Formula 3 team Prema and raced alongside team mate, Sean Gelael. His rookie season left him finishing 12th overall in the Championship with 53 points, claiming one win and one fastest lap. During 2019, Mick was announced as a driver for the Ferrari Driver Academy.

This will be Mick’s fourth year driving for Prema as he heads in to the 2020 FIA Formula 2 Championship with fellow FDA member and 2019 FIA Formula 3 Champion, Robert Shwartzman.